LAHORE: Abdullah Shafiq and Atiq ur Rehman score centuries as Central Punjab played out a drawn match against KPK at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad on Saturday.
Resuming their first innings on 107 for one in 30 overs, Central Punjab
managed to score 386 for four in 83 overs. Atiq ur Rehman top-scored with an unbeaten 129 off 146 balls, hitting 14 fours. Opening batsman Abdullah Shafiq scored a 163-ball 124, laced with 13 fours and two sixes.
The duo contributed 138 runs for the third wicket. For Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa, Asif Afridi took two wickets for 66 runs. In return, KPK was 60 for no loss in 8.3 overs when stumps were drawn. At Naya Nazimabad Ground in Karachi, Northern and Balochistan played out a drawn game.
Resuming their second innings on five for no loss, Balochistan managed
to score 257 for seven in 83 overs when stumps were drawn.
Shahbaz Khan top-scored with a 157-ball 69, he hit six fours. Dawood
Khan contributed an unbeaten 56 off 139 balls laced with two fours.
For Northern, Raza Hasan picked five wickets for 101 runs in 35 overs.
His match figures read eight for 228 runs.
In the third drawn match of the day, Sindh managed to score 203 for
eight in 84 overs against Southern Punjab when stumps were drawn at NBP Sports Complex in Karachi.
Resuming their second innings on 12 for no loss, Danish Aziz top-scored with an unbeaten 52 off 88 balls, hitting six fours. Rameez Raja jr (48) and Mohammad Suleman (33) contributed to Sindh’s score.
For Southern Punjab, Ali Usman took three wickets for 55 runs.